Hearing Health Blog
Few of us realize just how delicate our ears are. Every time we come into contact with loud noise, we risk causing damage to the sensitive apparatus that allows us to hear. After coming out of a live music venue or a noisy bar or club, you've likely noticed that the world outside seems to have the volume turned down.
If you have a hearing test booked for the coming weeks or you’ve been thinking about making an appointment with the audiologist, knowing what to expect from the hearing test is essential preparation. As a part of this, you should take the time to research what you will learn from the appointment. After all, this is a key step towards
If you’ve ever heard a high-pitched screech, whine or hiss in your ears then you may have shrugged it off, assuming it was just something temporary as a result of hitting your head, hearing a loud sound or something you experience after exercising for an extended period of time. However, that high-pitched sound in your ear actually has a name:
Is it time you paid a visit to your audiologist for a hearing test ? Or is that something that would never ever cross your mind? If so, don’t panic, you are in very good company. While the vast majority of us are well acquainted with the waiting rooms of our doctors and dentists, only a minority actually get their
Hobbies are often beneficial for both physical and mental health, but there are some popular pursuits that pose a risk to your hearing. If you enjoy activities that involve exposure to loud noises, it’s wise to consider using ear protection . Here are 4 hobbies that require ear protection. 1. Carpentry and DIY If you’re a fan of taking on
On the surface, hearing loss and dementia seem to have very little in common. It’s well known that both are more likely to affect older people but, aside from that, they are seemingly unrelated: one is the loss of a sense, the other is a neurological condition. However, research has suggested that these two, seemingly very individual, conditions may be
Ear cleaning at home is something that many misinformed people do daily. However, attempting to perform ear-cleaning remedies alone can be very dangerous, for reasons we’ll go into in this article. Even visiting a salon or spa for an ear cleaning procedure can cause problems, whether performed by a seasoned professional or not. Below are the three ear cleaning methods